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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Saw It, Pinned It, Did It- #3

Linking up with Katie and Steph again for my favorite post of the week!
 
A few years ago I saw a tutorial on Pinterest for a DIY wine bottle vase and I knew I wanted to re-create it for a kitchen table centerpiece. It was the easiest and cheapest project. Just spray paint the bottle, wrap the top in twine, and add some flowers....VOILA!
 
My Pinspiration:
source:www.birdhousefamily.blogspot.com
 
My Version:

After that project I decided to start collecting glass bottles because I knew eventually I would use them as vases for our wedding. I'm not kidding, I have about three boxes full of various glass bottles in different sizes and shapes. I probably won't even use half of them.
 
My friend from work is a big Seltzer water drinker so she also brought me a box full of different Seltzer bottles and lately my mom and I have been working on this project.
 
The Pinspiration:
 
My Version:
 
We wrapped them in twine and mint green yarn. It's kind of hard to tell the color from the picture, but it's a lot more mint in person. I just realized after looking at this that we didn't go all the way to the top of ours....and now I'm wishing we did. That's okay though, because we've only made 7 so far so we can just go back and add it to the top. These will be used at the wedding sporadically as vases.
 



5 comments:

  1. wow I really realy LOVE LOVE LOVE these girls! they look amazing!!! And I'm a huge wino so the empty bottle will be no problemo for me! ;)

    thank you for linking up with us!

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  2. I love your versions better! The neutrals are so pretty and I like the red flowers!

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  3. seriously lovely!! please post pics of your wedding too!!

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  4. What a cute idea, you did a great job! I will have to try them out! Hope you have a great day! xo

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  5. These are SO cute girl!! I LOVE the white one with the twine at the top! How perfect?! I've always wanted to do something with ALL the empty wine bottles we have in our house lol.

    Sorry I'm just now commenting...life has been CRAY these past few days!! Thanks so much for linking up with us!!

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